Tommie Agee jump started Chicago with a 2-run homerun in the first inning. But, Orioles Boog Powell tagged starter Gary Peters with a 3-run blast in the bottom of the first. There was no more scoring until the Sox fifth inning when after a JC Martin walk, Ron Hansen clobbered another 2-run homerun giving the White Sox a brief 4-3 lead.
After Baltimore tied the score 4 - 4 in the last of the 6th, Gary Peters laced a triple in the 7th inning and scored on a Don Buford single giving the Chisox the 5 -4 lead. White Sox Gary Peters was 2 for 3 on the day and scored the game winning run. He pitched 8 1/3 allowing 4 ER, 5 H, 5 BB with 9 K's. Bob Locker retired the final two Orioles hitters to gain his 5th save. Chicago is 13-7 and in 1st place.